Category Law Society/Regulatory Affairs

No Judicial Review: Trinity Loses Bid to Force Accreditation

The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) cannot be compelled to adopt a world view that includes discrimination. So found the Divisional Court today, in denying a Judicial Review application brought by a controversial proposed faith-based law school. Trinity Western University (TWU) sought to overturn the Law Society’s decision not to accredit its graduates, accusing […]

Licensing Exam PREP Experts Offer Seminar

So, you graduated from a paralegal program. You have the paralegal basic skills and know-how to serve your legal clients well. You paid your fees and picked up your materials. You are smart. And yet, the idea of studying for the licensing exam has you feeling more stressed than your final exams did. Students writing […]

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Did You Hear… The Truth About the Paralegal Licensing Exam

You have probably heard the rumours. The August Paralegal Licensing Examination will be impossibly difficult. The exam will be ridiculously easy. The exam location keeps changing. The exam will take place over two days. The exam is full of “trick questions” written by mean-spirited lawyers. Such rumours flourish before each session of the licensing exam, […]

Paralegal Competence Update, Convocation Reports – May

May 28 marked the first Convocation for 18 new lawyer Benchers elected last month, and the first for new Paralegal Standing Committee (PSC) Chair Michelle Haigh. “I am thrilled to provide my first report as Chair of the Paralegal Standing Committee to Convocation today,” Haigh said. “I am nervous, energized and extremely excited to take […]

Janet Minor, LSUC Treasurer

40 Elected Lawyer Benchers – 2015 Election Results

The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) has a new governing board for the 2015–19 bencher term, with the election of 40 lawyer benchers from a list of 95 candidates. “I’m very pleased to be re-elected. Lawyers throughout the province have elected a group of 40 benchers who are well-equipped to lead the Law Society […]

LSUC Responds to AMPs, Immigration – Convocation Update

Paralegal Scope is the only legal media that covers Convocation meetings and Law Society events for paralegals. Keep on top of what’s happening with the professional regulator! Click on a title below to get news briefs.

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